Producing Your Own Fashion Label

Fashion Business Creation

Fashion Business Creation courses - video

This course is ideal if you have taken our 'Starting your own fashion label' course, or already started your own fashion label and need advice. We'll show you how to source, do business with, and build relationships with manufacturers. Among other things, we'll give you guidance on how to schedule production, production and its formalities, and how to manage small runs...

Taught by: Jennifer Williams-Baffoe.

Description

This course is ideal if you have taken our 'Starting your own fashion label' course, or already started your own fashion label and need advice. We'll show you how to source, do business with, and build relationships with manufacturers. Among other things, we'll give you guidance on how to schedule production, production and its formalities, and how to manage small runs.

The course includes:

  • What are you producing and why?
  • How to produce effectively
  • Different manufacturing locations and their benefits
  • How to communicate effectively with manufacturers and suppliers
  • Production terminology and paperwork
  • Field trip to a UK manufacturer
  • How to find manufacturers and suppliers
  • Useful contacts

Level

Intermediate. To fully benefit from this course you should have experience of the fashion industry or attended our 'Starting your own Fashion Label 1' short course. You should come to the course prepared to discuss your potential business idea.

Booking:

Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Tutor information

Jennifer Williams-Baffoe is an international fashion and creative industry business consultant and has worked for many organisations such as The Fashion and Textiles Museum, The British Fashion Council and The British Apparel and Textile Confederation. Jennifer is a short course tutor at Central Saint Martins and The London College of Fashion and is the author of The British Fashion Councils Designer Manufacturer Handbook. Jennifer is also a consultant for the United Nations on their Ethical Fashion Initiative Project




Materials

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Notebook and pen

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
04/04/2017 - 06/04/2017Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 16:003 Days£375Available Mare St - E8 Add to Basket
16/08/2017 - 18/08/2017Wednesday - Friday10:00 - 16:003 Days£375Available John Prince's St - W1G Add to Basket